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Exterior Grounds Assistant (seasonal)
Title:Exterior Grounds Assistant (seasonal)
Job Type:Part-time temporary/non-exempt (hourly)
The Opportunity
RDV Staffing is seeking a part-time (20-24 hours/week with approximate season running from March - October) Exterior Grounds Assistant! This position will be responsible for exterior cleaning and grounds maintenance of primary estates and secondary properties in Holland, MI. Flexible schedule and a great opportunity for parents with school-age children, a high-school or college student, and confident individuals looking for a rewarding part-time service and family-oriented position.  Supportive, challenging, and fun work environment.  

Culture of Care
As an employee of RDV Staffing, you will experience a workplace that is founded on the respect and well-being of others - our employees, their families, and the families that we serve. Our goal is to simplify the life of the family we serve and facilitate each household working effectively together to make a positive impact in all of their communities, near and far. We are a team of highly competent professionals who are gracious, trustworthy, and the best at what we do. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist with general yard work: mowing, trimming, edging, clean-up, etc.
  • Perform a variety of custodial duties such as window washing, touch up painting, pressure washing, lawn furniture placement/maintenance, exterior sculpture maintenance, etc.
  • Report maintenance issues, concerns, and/or suggestions to Properties Manager.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; willingness to exercise open communication with other household staff.
  • Perform special projects at request of Properties Manager.
Elements of Success
  • Grounds/grounds keeping experience preferred.
  • Responsibilities are conducted in the home of the client of RDV Staffing.  While an employer/employee relationship exists, it is important that employee is genuinely committed to being part of the household staff team whose goal is to positively contribute to a happy home environment.
  • The family’s privacy is of critical importance; the highest level of confidentiality in the business and personal matters of the family must be exercised at all times.
  • Preservation of a quiet and peaceful household atmosphere is essential.  Maintenance of grounds must be conducted around family’s activities, with sensitivity to privacy of family members at all times.  This requires flexibility to determine times which would be least intrusive to presence of family.
  • Equipment will be provided by employer; methods of operation will be overseen by the Properties Manager.  If a question arises as to how or when an item should be utilized, the Properties Manager will provide guidance.
  • Must be a responsible, flexible, dedicated, and dependable person of highest integrity; neat and tidy in appearance; willing to dress in required uniform; organized and reliable; positive in attitude; and one who demonstrates pride in service which he/she provides.
  • Must be attentive to details to assure the primary estates and secondary properties are presented to “Five Star” quality standards.
Essential Physical Demands
  • Required to wear appropriate employer-provided safety equipment in performance of job.
  • Ability to lift forty (40) pounds to a maximum height of six (6) feet; occasional lifting to eighty (80) pounds.
  • Ability to stoop, bend, kneel, and remain standing on feet for lengthy periods of time.
  • Ability to safely operate small landscape maintenance machinery, e.g. backpack blower, hedge clippers, etc.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.
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